The best of work and play With the new Windows, you get the best of work and play. Windows 8.1 Pro includes everything in Windows 8.1, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, manage your devices, access one PC from another, encrypt your data, and more. Image 0 Your familiar desktop From the Start screen, you’re just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop you know, so you can do the stuff you’ve always done. Image 1 Your own unique start screen Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your Windows as unique as you are. Image 2 Mouse, keyboard, and now touch Windows 8.1 Pro works with different types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another.